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Angie Motshekga sends best wishes to Matric 2017

Bonile Khanyi Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, has wished the class of 2017 well ahead of their final examination. “I’d like to wish the class...

Sadtu march was the last resort

Thabo Mohlala On the same day that South Africans reacted with shock and disbelief at the recent surprise cabinet reshuffle, South African Democratic Teachers’ Union...

We must fight sexual violence at schools says parliament education committee

Bonile Khanyi Parliament’s Select Committee on Education and Recreation has condemned the recent acts of sexual assault against learners at schools in Gauteng and Limpopo. The...

State of the art Nokuthula School is what special needs children deserve

Bonile Khanyi Children living with disabilities in Alexandra will now have easier access to schooling. On Tuesday, the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) officially opened...

Reopening teacher education colleges – a remedy for education ills?

Professor Sarah Gravett The media frequently reports on calls to re-open teacher education colleges, however, those who make these calls are scant on providing detail....

Girl learner allegedly raped by older schoolboy in Benoni

Bonile Khanyi Another school in Gauteng has been rocked by sexual assault claims -- this time in Benoni.  The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) has...

“This was all a witch-hunt” – a teacher from Klipspruit West Secondary School

Thabo Mohlala So racially toxic was the situation at Klipspruit West Secondary School that a learner took his own life after a heated altercation with...

Panyaza Lesufi: We must never get tired of fighting racism

Thabo Mohlala Gauteng education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, and his senior officials were grilled yesterday during the third day of the hearing into racism in Eldorado...

They call our children “coloured bastards” — Klipspruit West Secondary School former SGB member

Thabo Mohlala The problems underlying the disruption of teaching and learning at the beleaguered Klipspruit West Secondary School go deeper than what they seem on...

Learners who don’t return tablets and textbooks could face criminal charges

Bonile Khanyi Learners who refuse to return textbooks and tablets that were issued by the Gauteng Education Department may face criminal charges. Gauteng MEC of...
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